Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist

We are looking for a Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist to support the studio, content creation, and presentation groups with technical issues as well as help implement groundbreaking technologies across our sites. From the virtualization of services to the implementation of video-over-IP and beyond, to the introduction of centralized control rooms, your work will impact CBC/Radio Canada across the country.

Toronto, ON

CBC/Radio-Canada

<p>Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Media Technology and Infrastructure (MTIS) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.</p> <p>A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly-regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we&rsquo;re transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force. MTIS is the team making it happen.</p> http://www.cbc.ca/

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><strong>Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster.</strong></p> <p>Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Media Technology and Infrastructure (MTIS) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.</p> <p>A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly-regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we&rsquo;re transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force. MTIS is the team making it happen.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>We are looking for a Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist to support the studio, content creation, and presentation groups with technical issues as well as help implement groundbreaking technologies across our sites. From the virtualization of services to the implementation of video-over-IP and beyond, to the introduction of centralized control rooms, your work will impact CBC/Radio Canada across the country.</p> <p>Every day your hands-on knowledge, your growing expertise, your problem-solving skills and your ability to translate technical issues will be called into play as you work closely with clients facing issues with content creation, backend systems, studios and control rooms. Your patience, sense of urgency and responsiveness will ensure that our content is prepped, scheduled and on the air or digitally available.</p> <p><strong>Who you are and where are you now?</strong></p> <p>You may be a Computer Science or Electronics grad with interest in working at the cutting edge of media and broadcast technology from cloud services to video-over-IP. Or, you may be an industry or technical analyst elsewhere seeking an opportunity to join a nationally respected brand and organization where you can grow your career.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><em><u>C</u>hallenges.&nbsp;</em>We spend our days solving problems on an unbelievable scale. Media files are highly nuanced and incredibly complicated; updating, installing and supporting technologies that are organization-wide and that impact broadcasting content is a time-sensitive, complex technical feat. And that&rsquo;s just the beginning. This is an opportunity to learn and work with the most cutting-edge broadcast infrastructure in the world. There is nothing else out there like this, at this scale...yet. You will be an expert in the industry and you will continue to grow and expand your skills as you install, configure, test, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, update and modify equipment, software, systems and facilities ensuring their proper operating condition and optimal performance.</p> <p><em><u>B</u>e part of the change.</em>&nbsp;Right now we are looking for people who can execute our strategy. Innovators who want to push future-forward thinking. Builders who want to be hands-on, building the next generation of media technology for the CBC/Radio-Canada audience. We want to hear the ideas, see the designs and implement the innovations brought to us by our teams. You want to be part of a team actively transforming the workspace for every individual at CBC/Radio-Canada. Our priority is to proactively and in-the-moment solve problems and ensure the users can engage with new functionalities, new tools and conduct their day-to-day work seamlessly.</p> <p><em><u>C</u>utting-edge tech.</em>&nbsp;Data management. Virtualization. IP for broadcast. AI. Security and reliability. The road ahead changes every day. By joining us now, you will become both pioneer and expert with a highly specialized, in-demand skill-set as you help us take steps towards the next frontier of media. As the official providers of technology to CBC/Radio-Canada, you will be joining the team that touches the latest technologies. You will work closely with vendor and internal partners across the organization. You will contribute ideas, develop methods and make recommendations to overcome problems, achieve desired results and permit better utilization of equipment.</p> <p><strong>Why join us?</strong></p> <p>At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with an excellent benefits package and a pension plan noted as one of the best in the country; we want to ensure you are happy in and out of the office.</p> <p>We are a dynamic, in-flux team, brimming with potential. There&rsquo;s a lot of exciting work ahead of us and while we aren&rsquo;t there yet, we have a plan. Our focus is fulfilling our mandate to exceed audience expectations. We weigh our options, research, explore and evaluate. When we make a decision, we follow through with purpose. We don&rsquo;t have one static future ahead of us, but a fluid set of options. This means a chance to be part of that change whether you are an idea generator or an executor.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring as our newest Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. You have a diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Broadcast, or a related field.</li> <li>The experience. You have a general understanding and knowledge of computers, networking, IP infrastructure and maintenance of equipment, systems and relevant software technologies. You are familiar with Windows Server Systems and Linux.</li> <li>The extra skills. You may have exposure to managing backend systems, databases and remote support of server systems.</li> <li>The interest. You want to learn more about audio, video and TV &amp; Radio Broadcast networks.</li> <li>The communication skills. You are skilled at communicating effectively with internal partners, relaying your opinions with sensitivity. You know how to listen and you understand perspectives. You can expertly analyze and synthesize information and document technical specifications.</li> <li>The positive, collaborative attitude. You can work in a stressful and demanding environment of a production centre, in carrying out its duties effectively under tight deadlines while providing quality work and maintaining a professional and positive attitude.</li> <li>The relationship building finesse. You are empathetic and patient. You understand the user perspective and your priority is providing rapid, stable solutions and support. You are guided by a sense of urgency. You can nurture strong two-way relationships with peers, partners, clients, staff, senior managers and vendors.</li> <li>The analytical skills and creativity. You can think through issues and innovate solutions. You are proactive and creative in your approach. You are a problem-solver, a researcher and a detail-oriented planner.</li> <li>The bridging capability. You work on the cutting edge of technology and pick up new tools quickly. You are aware of modern, best practices and you thrive in an agile environment. You understand how to dig into issues, remove the roadblocks and present solutions both immediate and long-term.</li> <li>The flexibility. You are willing to work as part of an on-site rotating shift (day, evening and overnight).</li> </ul> <p><strong>To apply:</strong></p> <p>Think this job is meant for you but worried you don&rsquo;t have it all? At CBC/Radio-Canada we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet 70% of the requirements we are seeking and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here.</p> <p>As a leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and permeate all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.</p>